Sep 18, 2018
This episode features:
-How to get outside of your head
-Why optimal performance sometimes requires “not trying”
-What are the psychological traps that can make us dull and uncreative
-A framework for overcoming bias
-Examples of how to correct for the planning fallacy and confirmation bias
-The phenomenology of creativity
-How do artists reconnect with their creativity when they hit a roadblock
-What cognitive process leads to great artwork and scientific discovery
Kahneman, D. (2011). Thinking, fast and slow. London: Penguin Books.
Nelson, B., & Rawlings, D. (2007). Its own reward: A phenomenological study of artistic creativity. Journal of Phenomenological Psychology, 38(2), 217-255.
Ross, M., & Sicoly, F. (1979). Egocentric biases in availability and attribution. Journal of personality and social psychology, 37(3), 322.
Thomson, K. S., & Oppenheimer, D. M. (2016). Investigating an alternate form of the cognitive reflection test. Judgment and Decision Making, 11(1), 99.
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